Pacific Technical and Further Education (Pacific TAFE) is a strategically amalgamated and integrated learning and teaching section which offers high quality Skills Based Qualifications (SBQ’s), Foundation and Preliminary studies. The programmes provide employment opportunities at entry and para professional levels, pathways for higher studies at USP where approved, and career advancement for working people. The four learning and teaching units are;
- College of Business, Tourism & Hospitality
- College of Arts & Humanities
- College of Science, Technology & Environment
- Workforce Development Training Unit (WDTU)
Pacific TAFE has achieved Registered Training Organisation (RTO) status with Australian Skills Quality Authority (ASQA).This means that Pacific TAFE can deliver qualifications which are accredited with Australian Qualifications Framework (AQF) and has global recognition. Ten (10) of its qualifications have been externally accredited on the Fiji Qualifications Framework ( FQF) by Fiji Higher Education Commission (FHEC). The Certificate III in Commercial Cookery and Certificate IV in Hospitality Operations programmes are internationally accredited by International Centre of Excellence in Tourism & Hospitality Education (THE-ICE). The Certificate III in Early Childhood Education and Care programme has international recognition by Australian Children’s Education & Care Quality Authority (ACECQA). Certificate III in Community Development programme is internationally accredited by Australian Community Workers Association (ACWA). The Diploma of Information Technology ( level 5) programme has been recognized by Skills International New Zealand confirming that Pacific TAFE’s Diploma of Information Technology (Level 5) aligns to the New Zealand Diploma in Information Technology – Technical Support (Level 5).